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TITLE
Appointment of Andrew Duff to Chaplaincy at Inverness Parish Church, 1501 (Front)
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_2002_077_1
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
19 August 1501
PERIOD
1500s
SOURCE
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
ASSET ID
775
KEYWORDS
charters
legal
law
documents
land rights
property rights
seals
burghs
Appointment of Andrew Duff to Chaplaincy at Inverness Parish Church, 1501 (Front)

In this document dated 19 August 1501, Andrew, Bishop of Moray, confers the chaplainship of the Holy Cross in Inverness Parish Church on Andrew Duff.

The image shows the front of the document.

In his 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (p 176), Charles Fraser-Mackintosh translates and paraphrases the original Latin document thus:

[For a glossary of some of the terms used in the Inverness burgh documents please follow the link towards the foot of this page]

'The Chaplainship of the Holy Cross in the Parish Church of Inverness having become vacant through the resignation of Master James Ogilvy, last chaplain and possessor thereof, by means of his procurator, John Dingwall; the town of Inverness presents to Andrew Bishop of Moray for said office, Andrew Duff; whereupon at Edinburgh on the 19th day of August 1501, the Bishop confers the said chaplaincy on the said Andrew, and orders the Dean of the Christianity of Inverness to invest and induct him in the usual way by defending him therein, restraining contradictors and others, and investing him with the temporalities pertaining to the office.'

Accession Number: INVMG 2002.077

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Appointment of Andrew Duff to Chaplaincy at Inverness Parish Church, 1501 (Front)

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1500s

charters; legal; law; documents; land rights; property rights; seals; burghs

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Inverness Burgh Documents (1)

In this document dated 19 August 1501, Andrew, Bishop of Moray, confers the chaplainship of the Holy Cross in Inverness Parish Church on Andrew Duff.<br /> <br /> The image shows the front of the document.<br /> <br /> In his 1875 publication, 'Invernessiana: Contributions Toward a History of the Town and Parish of Inverness, from 1160 to 1599' (p 176), Charles Fraser-Mackintosh translates and paraphrases the original Latin document thus:<br /> <br /> [For a glossary of some of the terms used in the Inverness burgh documents please follow the link towards the foot of this page]<br /> <br /> 'The Chaplainship of the Holy Cross in the Parish Church of Inverness having become vacant through the resignation of Master James Ogilvy, last chaplain and possessor thereof, by means of his procurator, John Dingwall; the town of Inverness presents to Andrew Bishop of Moray for said office, Andrew Duff; whereupon at Edinburgh on the 19th day of August 1501, the Bishop confers the said chaplaincy on the said Andrew, and orders the Dean of the Christianity of Inverness to invest and induct him in the usual way by defending him therein, restraining contradictors and others, and investing him with the temporalities pertaining to the office.'<br /> <br /> Accession Number: INVMG 2002.077 <br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.ambaile.org.uk/?service=asset&action=show_zoom_window_popup&language=en&asset=708&location=grid&asset_list=19947,708&basket_item_id=undefined" target=”_blank”>Glossary</a>